Cyprus leaders restarted their discussions in Mont-Pelerin
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci restarted their discussions in Mont-Pelerin with a view to reach an agreement on territorial adjustment criteria, draft a map based on them and set a date for a multi-party conference on security and guarantees.
The two leaders met also this morning and according to sources, they’ve put on the table positions which they had not expressed during their fist round of talks in Mont-Pelerin, that can contribute towards achieving results. However, they did not talk about specific regions that will be returned under Greek Cypriot administration.
The meeting is also attended by Eide, the UN Secretary General`s Special Representative in Cyprus Elizabeth Spehar, the two sides` negotiators Andreas Mavroyiannis and Ozdil Nami, the Director of Anastasiades` Diplomatic Office, Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides and Akinci`s spokesman Baris Burcu.
This is the second round of talks between Anastasiades and Akinci in Mont-Pelerin which began on Sunday and is due to conclude today. The first round took place on November 7-11.
Cyprus News agency reports that the two sides have not so far discussed the possibility of extending the talks.
President Anastasiades is scheduled to leave Switzerland on Tuesday morning.